The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Mirror reports that Manchester City's chances of signing Juventus midfielder PAUL POGBA have been enhanced after financial restrictions forced Barcelona to end their interest.
LEE CLARK is set to be named Kilmarnock manager on a three-year contract, reports the Daily Mail.
The Bleacher Report writes that STEVE McCLAREN could be fired as Newcastle boss as owner Mike Ashley fears relegation.
JOSE MOURINHO could be appointed as the new Manchester United manager before the Red Devils' clash with Arsenal on February 28, according to The Sun.
And finally, The Sun also reports that LOUIS VAN GAAL has taken a short-term lease on a new home in Manchester as uncertainty over his future continues.